Election 97
 Upper Bann

Old constituency Upper Bann
Current MP David Trimble
UUP 92 26,824
SDLP 92 10,661
Sinn Fein 92 2,777
Alliance 92 2,541
Conservative 92 1,556
Elected party Ulster Unionists
Upper Bann

Robert Waller writes

Mainly rural, but with some large towns, this seat, at the very heart of Northern Ireland, is strongly Unionist, with the nationalist SDLP running a distant second. The UUP's David Trimble should have no trouble holding the seat this time.